View definitions for distressed
adjective as in upset
When I was young and relatives talked to my older brother and me about it, wanting to share who our father was and express their own sense of loss, I often felt confused and distressed.
This client is distressed with all the changes in his work environment due to the coronavirus pandemic.
When officers tried to “secure her,” Anderson said, the distressed girl ran away.
Certain factors put some students at greater risk of feeling highly distressed.
Rechnitz has said that some of the state’s inspection findings over the years came shortly after he purchased distressed facilities and before he had time to turn them around.
Now the center was being used for “Ebola orphans” – lost children, shunned children, distressed children.
But his recent Twitter feed, filled with dozens of angry and depressed rants, showed Fryberg was distressed.
When told that the Gathering was back in her area, she was distressed.
I thought, who do I want to know the most about, distressed or violent or crazy people?
Yet they were also distressed and filled with envy over the slightest inequalities that remained.
He became irritable, distressed, and anxious—struggled hard to get the needful sum together, struggled and strove; but failed.
The visitors, seeing how distressed the General was, by tacit consent avoided the subject, but everyone felt the dampening effect.
Before the distressed landlord could utter a word, the stranger had wheeled about again to face Garnache.
Gilbert's place was vacant, and the fear that had distressed her so much on the previous night returned with redoubled force.
That the p. 119occurrence could have happened during his management distressed him greatly I know.
On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distressed, such as: afflicted, agitated, anxious, distraught, jittery, and miffed.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.